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Investors Unite to Ask Global Companies Operating in The Gulf Nations to Protect Migrant Workers from Debt Bondage and Modern Day Slavery

5 August 2020
  • Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in cancellation of contracts and job losses, leaving migrant workers without means to repay large debts acquired due to unethical recruitment processes
  • Investors have requested that over 50 companies, from the high-risk sectors of oil and gas, construction and hospitality operating out of The Gulf nations, provide details on how they are safeguarding workers